The Betty Irene Moore Nursing Initiative was designed as a ten-year initiative. That extraordinary 10 years will soon be drawing to a close. Because of the success of the Betty Irene Moore Nursing Initiative and the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at the University of California, Davis, the Foundation will continue to make substantial investments in healthcare through the establishment of the new Patient Care Program and build on the successes of the Nursing Initiative and School of Nursing, while also exploring related opportunities.
We anticipate announcing the first grants of this new Program later this year. These grants will most likely consist of investigative grants, research projects, and pilots that will help refine the scope of the new initiative as well as the overall Patient Care Program.
An initiative is housed within a program, which represents an enduring area of focus. A program furthers a field of interest through a portfolio of integrated interventions (initiatives, commitments, grants, and other strategic actions). The Foundation has three programs--Patient Care, Science, and Environmental Conservation--as well as a local San Francisco Bay Area portfolio.
The Foundation does not accept unsolicited proposals. Foundation staff research organizations as potential contributors to fill specific niches and achieve the outcomes within the Foundation’s program areas. Once potential projects and grantees have been identified, the Foundation may request a formal proposal.